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Shows the dangers to which children expose themselves when they play with blasting caps.
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Applies graphic sensitivity to medium in cartoon form, and traces the history of storing and analyzing information from the days of the cavemen to today's age of electronic brains.
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by University of Iowa
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Shows how trichinosis infestation occurs. Describes the preparation of microscope slide specimens and, through photomicrographic sequences, the life history of the parasite. CONTENT ADVISORY: Distasteful scenes of infested animals.
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Topics: Health and hygiene, Animals: Pigs, Veterinary medicine: Trichinosis
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by Sound Masters
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State of the American people's teeth during the Great Depression.
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Topics: Health and hygiene, Medicine: Dentistry
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Animated character "Tommy Telephone" produces a telephone by assembling 433 separate parts.
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Topics: Animation: Stop-motion, Communication: Telephone, Animation: Advertising
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by Thompson Ramo Wooldridge, Inc.
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Simon Ramo's concept of "polymorphic" computing is laid out in stop-motion animation, accompanied by acoustic guitar. The film anticipates parallel, distributed processing and the architecture of ARPANET and the Internet.
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Topics: computing history, information technology, networks, networking, Internet, Simon Ramo,...
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by Bosse (Karl Kurt)
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Structure and function of the human hearing system, with excellent animation.
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Topics: Perception: Sound, Animation
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Frightening civil defense procedure film aimed at Cold War-era elementary school students.
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Topic: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense
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by Yale University, Institute of Human Relations
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Uses white rats to picture trial-and-error problem solving and to demonstrate the importance of motivation and reward in the learning process.
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Topics: Psychology, Animals: Rats
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by Unknown
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Tongue-in-cheek horror movie trailer.
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Topics: Motion pictures: Trailers, Animation
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by National Motion Pictures Company
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An animated tooth lectures children about a balanced dental hygiene program.
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Topics: Health: Dentistry, Animation
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by Sutherland (John) Productions
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Animated classic presenting what an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peacetime uses of atomic energy and the byproducts of nuclear fission.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Energy, Physics, Animation
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by Cinefonics, Inc.
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Instructional film on nuclear weapons for U.S. Air Force personnel. This part-animated film includes an explanation of nuclear physics; footage of atmospheric and underground testing; and a bomber making a crash landing.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Weapons, Aviation: Military, Animation: Scientific
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by Bosse (Karl Kurt)
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Beautifully animated explication of human eye and eyesight.
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Topics: Perception: Vision, Animation
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by Various
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Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Various
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Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Various
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Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Unknown
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Tongue-in-cheek horror movie trailer.
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Topics: Motion pictures: Trailers, Animation
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Dinah Shore promotes the new Chevrolets and sings "See the U.S.A. in your new Chevrolet."
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Topic: Automobiles: Advertising
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by Fleischer Studios
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Surprisingly licentious advertising cartoon produced by the Fleischer brothers.
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Topics: Animation: Advertising, Automobiles: Advertising, Sexualities
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by Various
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Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Various
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Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Various
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Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Various
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Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Various
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Examples of broadcast advertising from the 1950s and 1960s.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism
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by Pathescope Productions
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Shows masked mental patients enacting various schizophrenic symptoms as they were understood at the time. A disturbing film that raises questions about the condition and treatment of its subjects.
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Topics: Medicine: Psychiatry, Schizophrenia, Hospitals
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by U.S. War Department
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Admonishes Americans that they will lose their country if they let fanaticism and hatred turn them into "suckers." "Let's forget about 'we' and 'they' -- let's think about us!" In the context of the emerging Cold War, this film appears paradoxical.
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Topics: Prejudice, Cold War, Racism
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Traces the course of alcohol through the body; shows the effects of alcohol on the brain; dramatizes the case of a problem drinker, including treatment.
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Topic: Substance abuse: Alcohol
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by Sutherland (John) Productions
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Presents in lay terms what an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peace-time uses of atomic energy and the by-products of nuclear fission. From The Field Guide to Sponsored Films: RESOURCES: “Atom Educational Film Made Available by GE,” Wash Post, Aug. 9, 1953, R11; “A Challenge to Free Enterprise,” Bus Scrn15, no. 5 (1954): 33; advertisement, Bus Scrn18, no. 7 (1957): 5. Science film positioning atomic energy as both a peaceful and a warlike force....
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from Stillman Fires Collection.
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Micrin Mouthwash Commercial
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Breaks down structure of matter into atoms and, by use of conventional symbols, shows the action of electrons within an atom. The principles involved in the flow of current are explained and a volt, ampere and Ohm are defined. Scientific Advisors: Dr. Saul Dushman; Dr. Roman Smoluchowski; Dr. David Harker
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by University of Oklahoma
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A University of Oklahoma Production. Produced for the Oklahoma State Department of Health in cooperation with the State of Oklahoma Department of Mental Health. Distributed by International Film Bureau. Director: Layton Mabrey. Scriptwriter: Dwight V. Swain. Coordinator: Jim Bragg. Photographer: Wayne Rock. G.F. Mathews, M.D., Commissioner, State Department of Health. Charles F. Obermann, M.D., Director, Department of Mental Health. Psychiatric Consultants: Charles A. Smith, M.D., A.A. Hellams,...
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Footage from Castle and Pathé coverage of the Hindenburg disaster at Lakehurst. Also shots of the big ships over New York.
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